Hyde & Denton Methodist Circuit

Once upon a time

Readings and bible notes for 12th - 18th July 2020

Matthew 13.1-9,18-23

Jesus tells the crowds a parable of seed being sown onto different sorts of ground. Later, he explains it to the disciples as an illustration of how different people respond to hearing the word of the kingdom.

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A world of wheat and weeds

Readings and bible notes for 19th - 25th July 2020

Matthew 13.24-30,36-43

Jesus tells a seed-related parable about the kingdom of God, and provides its explanation: that evil and its agents in the world will persist alongside the good, despite the coming of the kingdom of God that Jesus was proclaiming.

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Secrets of the kingdom

Readings and bible notes for 26th July – 1st August 2020

Matthew 13.31-33,44-52

Jesus tells parables that seek to convey what the kingdom of heaven is ‘like' or ‘similar to'. Some are about the way it grows and spreads, others stress its value compared to anything else in life.

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